Category Archives: Misc

Class Presentation Featured on Slideshare

Peter’s famous!

Looking Into The Future

Some links for the future section of some of your papers:

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Open Source Voting System Championed in NY

The Village Voice reports that the viability of an open source electronic voting system is threatened “the State Board of Elections’ $2 million testing fee.” But Darlene Mealy, a Brooklyn City Council Member, is asking that the fee be waived. She is also pushing for a requirement that the voting equipment be based on accessible software. More from WiredPen.

JCMC Special Issue: Social Network Sites

Announcing a special theme issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication; Volume 13, Issue 1, October 2007 is devoted to Social Network Sites. Guest Editors: danah boyd and Nicole Ellison. Continue reading

Mailer & McLuhan

Norman Mailer and Marshall McLuhan, from Meeting of Minds, 1968, CBC (tip):